Happy New Year!!
December 31st has come and gone amidst fireworks and cheer along with the deadline to complete MCLE credits for the 2021 reporting year without paying the $100 late fee for an extension. For those members that are still looking to complete MCLE credits for the reporting period ending December 31st, the Idaho Law Foundation has scheduled multiple CLE courses with them in mind! Members can complete their 2021 credits by the final deadline of March 1st while saving money over other CLE providers and supporting the programs of the Idaho Law Foundation and practice sections. For your convenience the available courses through March 1st are listed below.
Webcast & Audio Stream CLE Courses with Live Credit Through March 1st
January 24: Emerging Areas of COVID Law and How They Intersect with the Lawyer Referral Service – Live Audio Stream – 12:00 PM (MT) – 1.0 CLE credit – FREE
January 27: What is ESG: An Exploration of Environmental, Social, and Governance – Live Webcast – 9:00 AM (MT) – ISB Environment and Natural Resources Practice Section – Details Avail. Jan. 10th
February 4: How Ethics Rules Apply to Lawyers Outside of Law Practice – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit – $55
February 24: Ethics in Negotiations – Boasts, Shading, and Impropriety – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit – $55
In-Person CLE Courses with Live Credit Through March 1st
While we don’t have many in-person options in the next couple of months, you can get out of town and visit beautiful Coeur d’Alene while earning 13 CLE credits at the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section Annual Seminar!
On-Demand CLE Courses for Self-Study Credit
The Foundation and practice sections of the Idaho State Bar also have a full catalog of CLE programs on-demand that will fulfill self-study requirements. Please note that there is a limit of fifteen (15) self-study credits per 3-year reporting period. Visit the online learning page to search for particular topics by practice type or topic.
Details on the MCLE compliance, accreditation and attendance can be found on the Idaho State Bar’s MCLE Information page.
If you have any questions on CLE registration or need help accessing your online CLE account, please feel free to contact Teresa Baker, Dayna Ferrero or Carissa Carns via email or call us at 208-334-4500.
We appreciate your support of the Idaho Law Foundation and the Idaho State Bar practice sections!
The Idaho Supreme Court has issued a press release: Idaho Supreme Court Publishes Annual Report, Enhances Data Website.
For those attorneys reporting MCLE in 2021 the deadline to complete your 30 CLE credits without paying a late fee is December 31st. Details on the MCLE compliance, accreditation and attendance can be found on the MCLE Information page.
For those attorneys that still need to complete their credits, there are still opportunities available through the Idaho Law Foundation. The Foundation has five (5) courses with five (5) live CLE credits available through the end of the year.
The Foundation also has dozens of on-demand CLE courses that will fulfill self-study requirements. Please note that there is a limit of fifteen (15) self-study credits per 3-year reporting period.
Please note that the Idaho State Bar office will be closed on December 31st in observance of New Year’s Day. Please contact our office before that date if you need assistance with your credit calculation or accessing programming.
CLE Courses With Live Credit Through December 31st
December 30: 2021 Ethics in Civil Litigation Update, Part 1 – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit
On-Demand CLE Courses For Self-Study Credit
The Idaho Foundation and the practice sections of the Idaho State Bar have a full catalog of CLE programs that have been recorded over the past five years available for on-demand viewing and self-study credit. Visit the online learning page to search for particular topics by practice type or topic.
The Idaho Law Foundation provides a safety-net for low-income Idahoans who require civil legal services and cannot afford to pay for them. We help students understand the law and our legal system while building positive relationships with members of our legal community.
You are the Foundation. So, thank you for considering a tax-deductible donation to help us continue our important work. You can donate online by selecting the “Donate” button above or download our Donor Form and return it with a check to the Idaho Law Foundation.
We thank you for your support. If you need any further assistance, please contact our Development Director, Carey Shoufler.
Schools from Nampa participating in Idaho’s High School Mock Trial Competition need attorneys to help coach their teams during the 2022 mock trial season from now until the end of March. All schools looking for attorney coaches have previously participated in mock trial. Attorneys can coach individually or can partner with other attorneys to form coaching teams. The Idaho Law Foundation’s Law Related Education Program will provide you with a coaching manual and can connect you with other attorney coaches for who can serve as mentors for newer attorney coaches. Contact Carey Shoufler if you are interested or would like more information.
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